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Dell Precision 3240 Compact Connecting External Displays

Regulatory Model: D16S Regulatory Type: D16S001 August 2020 Rev. A00

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Chapter 1: Enable multiple displays............................................................................................... 4

Chapter 2: Display behavior...........................................................................................................5

Chapter 3: Graphics card resolution and connectors......................................................................7

Chapter 4: Getting help and contacting Dell.................................................................................. 9

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Enable multiple displays The Precision 3240 Compact supports display on multiple monitors when Multi-Display is enabled in the BIOS.

Enable multi display in the BIOS:

1. Turn on (or restart) your computer and press F2 immediately to enter the BIOS.

2. Click Video to expand the video options.

3. Click Multi-Display, and then select the Enable Multiple-Display checkbox.

NOTE: Multiple-Display is checked by default.

4. Click Primary Display.

5. Click Auto, Intel HD Graphics, or NVIDIA HD Graphics to choose the primary display.

NOTE: NVIDIA HD Graphics option is available only when the NVIDIA graphics card is installed on the computer.

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Display behavior The Precision 3240 Compact supports multiple displays only in the operating system.

The supported operating systems are:

Windows 10 Red Hat Linux Ubuntu

Table 1. Supported video ports

Graphics cards Video ports

Intel HD Graphics Two DisplayPorts One Optional module

NVIDIA RTX3000 Four Mini DisplayPorts

NVIDIA P1000 Four Mini DisplayPorts

NVIDIA P400 Three Mini DisplayPorts

NVIDIA P620 Four Mini DisplayPorts

NOTE: If the monitor is connected to the NVIDIA graphics card based on the available monitor input ports, an Mini

DisplayPort to DisplayPort/HDMI/VGA/DVI adapter may be required.

Table 2. Display behavior when multi-display is enabled

Primary display Display output Display priority

Auto or Intel HD Graphics DisplayPort DisplayPort 1 > DisplayPort 2 > DisplayPort 3 NOTE: The third display is available only when the optional video module is installed.

NVIDIA HD Graphics Mini DisplayPort Mini DisplayPort 1 > Mini DisplayPort 2 > Mini DisplayPorts 3

Table 3. Display behavior when multi-display is disabled

Primary display Display output Display behavior

Auto DisplayPort If an NVIDIA graphics card is installed on the computer, then the monitor must be connected to the Mini DisplayPort on the NVIDIA graphics card. If the monitor is connected to the DisplayPort on the Intel HD graphics or the optional module, then a warning message Unsupported Video Configuration Detected is displayed.

Intel HD Graphics DisplayPort Video output is present on the monitor.

NOTE: If the monitor is connected to the Mini DisplayPort on the NVIDIA graphics card, then there is no video output on the monitor.

NVIDIA HD Graphics Mini DisplayPort Video output is present on the monitor.

NOTE: If the monitor is connected to the DisplayPort on the Intel HD graphics card or the optional module, then a warning message Unsupported Video Configuration Detected is displayed.

NOTE:

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All displays must be connected to DisplayPort from Intel HD Graphics/optional module or Mini DisplayPort from NVIDIA

graphics card.

Display will output from NVIDIA graphics card by default if monitors are connected to both Intel HD Graphics/optional

module and NVIDIA graphics card.

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Graphics card resolution and connectors This section provides information about the graphics card resolution and connectors.

Table 4. Graphics card resolution and connectors

Resolution Intel HD Graphics

Optional module NVIDIA P400 NVIDIA P620 NVIDIA P1000 NVIDIA

RTX3000

800 x 600

1024 x 768

1152 x 864

1176 x 664

1280 x 720

1280 x 768

1280 x 800

1280 x 960

1280 x 1024

1360 x 768

1366 x 768

1400 x 1050

1440 x 900

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Table 4. Graphics card resolution and connectors (continued)

Resolution Intel HD Graphics

Optional module NVIDIA P400 NVIDIA P620 NVIDIA P1000 NVIDIA

RTX3000

1600 x 1200

1680 x 1050

1768 x 992

1920 x 1080

1920 x 1200

1920 x 1440

2048 x 1152

2048 x 1536

2560 x 1440

2560 x 1600

3840 x 2160

Connector type

2 DisplayPorts DisplayPort/

HDMI/Type C 3 Mini

DisplayPorts 4 Mini

DisplayPorts 4 Mini

DisplayPorts 4 Mini

DisplayPorts

NOTE: Some of the resolution may not be supported by your monitor. Refer your monitor's users guide for the supported

resolution.

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Getting help and contacting Dell

Self-help resources You can get information and help on Dell products and services using these self-help resources:

Table 5. Self-help resources

Self-help resources Resource location

Information about Dell products and services www.dell.com

Tips

Contact Support In Windows search, type Contact Support, and press Enter.

Online help for operating system www.dell.com/support/windows

www.dell.com/support/linux

Troubleshooting information, user manuals, setup instructions, product specifications, technical help blogs, drivers, software updates, and so on.

www.dell.com/support

Dell knowledge base articles for a variety of computer concerns.

1. Go to https://www.dell.com/support/home/? app=knowledgebase.

2. Type the subject or keyword in the Search box. 3. Click Search to retrieve the related articles.

Contacting Dell To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues, see www.dell.com/contactdell.

NOTE: Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your country.

NOTE: If you do not have an active internet connection, you can find contact information on your purchase invoice, packing

slip, bill, or Dell product catalog.

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